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ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New Automotive Wireless Charging Solution

Combining ROHM’s automotive-grade wireless power transmission control IC with STMicroelectronics’ NFC reader IC and 8-bit microcontroller enables innovative products in automotive applications (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - High power wide terminal thick-film chip resistors

New LTR50 Series of Wide Terminal Low-Ohmic High Power Thick-Film Chip Resistors Delivers Industry-Leading TCR Characteristics (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - The Industry’s Smallest Contactless Current Sensor

It achieves minimum power loss (no heat generation) in an ultra-compact size, making it ideal for industrial equipment and consumer devices that detect operating conditions via current. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New 1700V SiC Power Module

ROHM recently announced the development of a 1700V/250A rated SiC power module that provides the industry’s highest level of reliability optimized for inverter and converter applications such as outdoor power generation systems and industrial high power supplies (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Larger Current, Higher Voltage

This latest 1700V module introduces a new packaging method and coating materials to protect the chip, which allows achieving the first successful commercialization of a 1700V SiC Module, passing the HV-H3TRB reliability tests. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Novel Quick Buck Booster technology

New Automotive-Grade Buck-Boost Power Supply Chipset Ensures Stable Performance with Industry-Low* Current Consumption (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Buck performance with boost operation

The BD8P250MUF-C buck DC/DC converter integrated in ROHM’s chipset utilizes Quick Buck Booster control technology developed by leveraging proprietary analog design expertise, making it possible to easily switch to buck-boost operation without degrading buck performance which features superior characteristics over buck-boost. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Evaluation Boards for Type-C USB Power Delivery

ROHM has recently announced the availability of USB Power Delivery (USBPD) compatible transmitter/receiver evaluation boards designed to connect to information and peripheral devices using the new Type-C connector. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Evaluation Boards for USB Type-C Power Delivery

Facilitates prototyping and initial set development of USBPD applications ranging from mobile devices to larger 100W class equipment (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Ultra Low Iq Buck Converter

Features:

• Nano Energy™180nA (Typ) Quiescent Current
• Up to 90% Efficiency at 10μA Output Current
• Up to 500mA Output Current
• 9 Selectable Output Voltages (1.2V, 1.5V, 1.8V, 2.0V, 2.5V, 2.8V, 3.0V, 3.2V, 3.3V)
• Power Good Output
• 100%ON Mode for Low Input Voltage
• Discharge Function (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New DC/DC Converter

New DC/DC Converter Featuring the Industry's Lowest Current Consumption

Original Nano Energy technology enables long-term operation for up to 10 years on a single coin battery (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Power Supply ICs for High-Fidelity Audio

ROHM has recently announced the availability of high-fidelity power supply ICs optimized for audio devices requiring high-resolution playback. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - General-purpose 3-pin regulators

ROHM offers a wide lineup of general-purpose 3-pin regulators featuring low power consumption, high current capability, and high voltage resistance, making them ideal for mobile phones, automotive systems, consumer electronics, and commercial/industrial equipment. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - High Power Type Shunt Resistors (PSR Series)

High power shunt resistors - 4W to 5W. Ultra low resistance range (0.2Ω-). Excellent TCR characterristics. Ideal replacing current sensor and current trans.

Optimized for large current sensing applications. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - ROHM's Ultra-low IR Schottky barrier diodes

ROHM's RBxx8 Series of Schottky barrier diodes utilizes a special metal optimized for high temperature environments, resulting in the industry's lowest IR. In addition, thermal runaway is prevented even at high tempertaures, making them ideal for automotive systems and power supplies (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - ROHM's 3rd Generatino SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes

The SCS3 series adopts a new structure that maintains the industry-low VF characteristics of ROHM's 2nd Generation SiC SBDs (1.35V @ 25C) while providing increased surge resistance. This results in greater application efficiency, enabling support for PFC circuits in servers, high-performance PCs, and more. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Industry's Highest Step-Down Ratio Power Supply IC

New Power Supply IC Featuring the Industry's Highest Step-Down Ratio: 60V Input →2.5V Output (at 2MHz)

Proprietary Nano Pulse Control technology contributes to increased performance in 48V automotive systems (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - High-Res Audio SoC Supports a Variety of Sources

BM94803AEKU is 1-Chip SOC for multimedia audio systems, which supports the USB memory, SD memory card, and CD. This IC has a built-in ARM946ES processor, SDRAM, and various peripherals. It is designated to download programs from external Serial Flash ROM and execute system control, file system management, Audio CODEC, and a wide range of media control. BM94803AEKU supports USB High-Speed... (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - USB Type-C USB Power Delivery Evaluation Boards

New USB Type-C Power Delivery Evaluation Boards facilitates prototyping and initial set development of USBPD applications ranging from mobile devices to larger 100W class equipment (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - DC/DC converter with built-in MOSFET

BD9V100MUF-C is a current mode synchronous buck converter integrating high voltage rating POWER MOSFETs. The wide range input 16V to 60V and very short minimum pulse width down to 20ns enables direct conversion from 48V battery to 3.3V at 2.1MHz operation by Nano Pulse Control™. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Proprietary Nano Pulse Control technology

The BD9V100MUF-C integrates ultra-high-speed pulse control technology (Nano Pulse Control) created by leveraging high voltage BiCDMOS processes and ultra-high-speed pulse control to achieve the industry's highest step-down ratio through an unprecedented ON time of 9ns (switching ON time is the control pulse width of a power supply IC, in this case 10-9). (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - ROHM's New High Resolution Audio SoC

Applications

• Hi-fi audio equipment
• High resolution component systems
• Bluetooth speakers
• USB-DAC (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Low Vf High Surge Resistance SiC SBDs

Utilizing SiC Schottky barrier diodes (SBD) instead of fast recovery diodes (FRD) in PFC circuits in power supplies improves efficiency during continuous mode operation.
ROHM's SCS3xxA series of 3rd generation SiC SBDs maintain the industry's lowest VF characteristics of its 2nd generation products while providing higher surge current resistance. Optimized for power s... (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - 3rd Generation SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes

Utilizing SiC Schottky barrier diodes (SBD) instead of fast recovery diodes (FRD) in PFC circuits in power supplies improves efficiency during continuous mode operation.
ROHM's SCS3xxA series of 3rd generation SiC SBDs maintain the industry's lowest VF characteristics of its 2nd generation products while providing higher surge current resistance. Optimized for power s... (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - RF LSI optimized for LPWA (Low Power Wide Area

The Industry's First Dual-Mode LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) Compliant Wireless Communication LSI (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Ultra-Compact Low Profile 2-Color Chip LEDs

Ultra-Compact Low Profile 2-Color Chip LEDs

Industry-small form factor contributes to thinner, more vibrant displays in industrial and consumer devices (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Free Time Delay Setting CMOS Voltage Detector

Features:

• AEC-Q100 Qualified
• Delay Time Setting controlled by external capacitor
• Two output types (Nch open drain and CMOS output)
• Ultra-low Current Consumption
• Very small, lightweight and thin package
• Package SSOP5 is similar to SOT-23-5 (JEDEC) (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - High reliability Automotive Schottky Barrier Diode

Features:

Small power mold type (PMDTM)

High reliability

Super Low IR (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Full SiC Power Modules

Full-SiC power module integrating SiC MOSFETs and SBDs*1.
An original electric field mitigation structure, along with a novel screening method, are utilized to maintain reliability and enable the development of the first mass production system for Full-SiC power modules. These new modules integrate SiC SBDs and MOSFETs, making high frequency operation above 100kHz possible (unlik... (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - SiC – SMALLER STRONGER FASTER

Silicone carbide is a compound of silicon and carbon. It is produced via a crystal growth process for sublimation and high temperatures over 2,000 °C. Using this technology for power devices ROHM, a leading enabler of SiC, has achieved lower power consumption and higher efficiency operation. The benefits compared to silicon are multiple:

SMALLER - system miniaturization means... (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - System PMIC for Battery Powered Systems

IoT Developers Kit Based on NXP® i.MX 7D MPU and ROHM's BD71815GW PMIC---ROHM and eInfochips collaborate and demonstrate a small, energy-efficient real-time audio/video Smart camera application using the new iMX7D-based developers kit (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New SOM Based on NXP's MPU and ROHM’s PMIC

ROHM and Embedded Artists (EA) have co-developed an ultra-compact System on Module (SOM), pairing the i.MX 7Dual MPU from NXP Semiconductors with ROHM's new BD71815GW PMIC. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New Highly Integrated Low-Power PMIC for NXP

ROHM has recently announced the development of a highly integrated system PMIC optimized for application NXP i.MX 7Solo and i.MX 7Dual applications processors. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - 'Tough' MCUs Optimized for NiMH Applications

Yokohama and Santa Clara, Calif., - April 22, 2016 - ROHM Group Company LAPIS Semiconductor has announced the development of the ML620130 family of 16bit low power MCUs, optimized for compact industrial equipment requiring battery drive in noisy environments, featuring superior processing capability with low power consumption. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New High Efficiency System Power Supply IC

To meet the expanding needs of the car audio market for multifunction power supplies, ROHM developed a system power supply IC that features the lowest power consumption in the industry. (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New Power Management ICs Optimized

New Power Management ICs Optimized for Intel's 6th-Generation Skylake Core Processor Architecture (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Automotive-Grade Buck-Boost Power Supply Chipset

New Automotive-Grade Buck-Boost Power Supply Chipset Ensures Stable Performance with Industry-Low* Current Consumption (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - ROHM Expands Its D/A Converter Product Line-up

ROHM Expands Its D/A Converter Product Line-up for High-Fidelity Audio (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Compact Automotive Grade Buck DC/DC Converters

New Ultra-Compact Automotive Grade Buck DC/DC Converters (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New CMOS Op-Amp Delivers Leading-Class* Low Noise

New CMOS Op-Amp Delivers Leading-Class* Low Noise
Ideal for industrial applications that demand high-accuracy sensing, including sonar and optical sensors (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New sensor shield (expansion board)

New Arduino Expansion Board Enables Configuration of a Sensor Environment in Only 5 Minutes (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - New 650V IGBTs Deliver Class-Leading Efficiency

New 650V IGBTs Deliver Class-Leading Efficiency with Soft Switching (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Highly Integrated PMIC

Highly Integrated PMIC Optimized for NXP Semiconductors’ i.MX 8M Applications Processors (read more)

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC - Improves audio quality from power supply lines

The Industry's First Power Supply ICs for High-Fidelity Audio (read more)

News articles and press releases for ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC:

05/16/2017

ROHM has recently announced the development of 1200V 400A/600A rated full SiC power modules [BSM400D12P3G002 / BSM600D12P3G001] optimized for inverters and converters in solar power conditioners, UPS, and power supplies for industrial equipment.

04/25/2017

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a capable of high resolution audio playback that performs volume adjustment and audio mixing for car audio and navigation systems requiring high sound quality.

04/18/2017

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a buck DC/DC converter optimized for DC fan motor power supplies used in applications such as cold air circulation in refrigerators.

10/18/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a PMIC developed for the latest announced Intel® processor designed for 2-in-1 tablets and cloud books where reduced power consumption and a thinner, smaller form factor are increasingly demanded.

10/13/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of 3rd generation SiC SBDs optimized for power supply PFC circuits in servers and high performance PCs.

10/11/2016

ROHM presented its cutting-edge SiC technology at the first race of the new 2016/2017 Formula E season in Hong Kong. At the start of season three, ROHM started sponsoring and officially partnering with the Venturi Formula E team.

10/04/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of the world’s smallest LDO regulators designed for automotive safety modules requiring greater reliability and increased miniaturization, such as sensors, cameras, and radars in ADAS applications.

08/16/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of isolated flyback-type DC/DC converter control ICs for inverters in high power industrial equipment such as FA/solar inverters and power storage systems.

07/07/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a new 1700V SiC MOSFET optimized for industrial applications, including manufacturing equipment and high-voltage general-purpose inverters.

06/29/2016

ROHM recently added 7 new colors to its PICOLEDTM series of low-profile, ultra-compact chip LEDs optimized for wearable tech, portable devices, and drones, allowing for greater color expression and improved design freedom.

06/22/2016

ROHM and EcoReco today announced their collaboration on a new electric scooter utilizing ROHM Group sensors RPR-0521RS and KXG03.

06/21/2016

ROHM and Mindteck today announced their collaboration on two IoT-based demonstrations utilizing ROHM sensors, a Wi-Fi Thermostat and Lighting Control System, developed using advanced sensing technologies.

06/16/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of the SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101, a second-generation sensor shield integrating 10 onboard sensors along with standard Arduino interface pins.

06/15/2016

Kionix, Inc. announces immediate sample availability of two new flagship 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combos: the KXG07 and the KXG08.

06/14/2016

Kionix, Inc. announces accelerometers with higher g-ranges, higher bandwidths, 25.6KHz sampling rates and improvements in its already robust shock-resistant MEMS elements.

05/19/2016

ROHM and eInfochips today unveiled a live-streaming demo of a smart IoT camera reference design at the 2016 NXP FTF Technology Forum. 

05/18/2016

ROHM has recently announced the development of a highly integrated system PMIC optimized for application NXP i.MX 7Solo and i.MX 7Dual applications processors.

05/18/2016

ROHM and Embedded Artists (EA) have co-developed an ultra-compact System on Module (SOM), pairing the i.MX 7Dual MPU from NXP Semiconductors with ROHM’s new BD71815GW PMIC.

04/22/2016

ROHM Group Company LAPIS Semiconductor has announced the development of the ML620130 family of 16bit low power MCUs, optimized for rechargeable NiMH Applications, featuring superior processing capability with low power consumption.

03/17/2016

ROHM has recently announced the development of the BD51180TL, a step-down DC/DC converter featuring the lowest minimum ON time in the industry, making it ideal for high-power applications such as industrial equipment and automotive systems.

03/10/2016

ROHM has recently announced the availability of a compact, high-efficiency, high power synchronous boost DC/DC converter IC optimized for single-cell battery applications.

01/28/2016

To meet the expanding needs of the car audio market for multifunction power supplies, ROHM developed a system power supply IC that features the lowest power consumption in the industry.

01/15/2016

ROHM has released for mass production two system Power Management Integrated Circuits. These PMICs are optimized for low power and will enable fanless designs of space-conscious mobile PC products built around Intel’s 14nm Skylake processor. 

01/15/2016

ROHM has recently announced the certification of its reference design using the BD57015GWL wireless power receiver IC.

12/15/2015

ROHM has recently announced the availability of high accuracy single-rank 1608-size high-brightness chip LEDs optimized for a wide variety of applications, from industrial equipment and consumer devices to automotive systems.

11/30/2015

ROHM has recently announced the development of a 1200V/300A full SiC power module designed for inverters and converters in solar power conditioners and industrial equipment.

11/19/2015

Kionix, a ROHM Group Company and leader in the design and manufacture of MEMS solutions, announced the mass production of its KXG03 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combo and unveiled two new flagship 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combos: KXG07 and KXG08.

11/17/2015

ROHM has received certification from WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) for its reference design using the BD57020MWV wireless power transmitter IC. This is the first device in the world certified to be compliant with the new Qi medium power specification.

10/27/2015

ROHM’s BD9G341AEFJ variable output 3A DC/DC buck converter with integrated power MOSFET utilizes high-voltage 0.6um BiCDMOS processes to achieve an industry-leading breakdown voltage of 80V and a continuous operating input range of 12V to 76V.

09/18/2015

 ROHM has recently announced the development of an AC/DC converter control IC designed specifically for SiC MOSFET drive in industrial equipment such as servers and other large power applications.

09/15/2015

USB Type-C compliant high power transmission technology ideal for powering Laptops and Tablets.

08/08/2015

LAPIS Semiconductor, a  ROHM Group company, has recently developed a 10-cell lithium-ion battery monitoring LSI that provides a current consumption of only 25µA (typ.), the lowest in the industry.

07/23/2015

Strategic Acquisition of Digital Power IC Pioneer to Expand ROHM's Market Position in Digital Power Solutions

06/02/2015

From the matrix of input voltage and output current, users can find the ideal power supply solution to fit required specifications. The optimum product can also be selected based on high-speed response control and other characteristics.

04/21/2015

ROHM's BD71805MWV contributes to greater miniaturization and longer operating times in e-books, wearable tech, and portables for industrial applications

04/07/2015

ROHM Co., Ltd. has announced the production release of a dedicated system PMIC, the BD2613GW, to support the next generation, 14nm Intel® Atom™ processor for tablets.

03/11/2015

The 8.9 billion yen investment is expected to significantly increase production capacity to meet future demands

03/03/2015

ROHM has recently announced the adoption of its SCT2080KE Silicon Carbide MOSFET in new, ultra-high voltage pulse generators (SiC-Pulser Series) launched by Fukushima SiC Applied Engineering Inc.

02/05/2015

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a color sensor for display-equipped devices such as smartphones and tablets capable of detecting the color temperature, brightness, and RGB components of ambient light.

01/29/2015

ROHM announced the development of a cell balancing IC that contributes to increased miniaturization, greater stability, and longer life for supercaps, which are driving the adoption of energy regeneration applications.

12/18/2014

Leading MEMS manufacturer, Kionix, Inc., announced today the industry's first ultra-thin full-functional tri-axis accelerometers: the KX112 (2x2x0.6mm) and KXCJB (3x3x0.45mm). Kionix is a ROHM Group Company

10/21/2014

ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of system power supplies optimized for high-performance microcontrollers in a variety of automotive systems, from electronic power steering to fuel injection, including HEVs and EVs.

09/03/2014

LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group company announced a new low power microcontroller equipped with high efficiency class D speaker amplifier and audio playback function.

08/27/2014

ROHM has acquired a process for MEMS utilizing thin-film piezoelectric elements.

06/27/2014

ROHM, together with Avnet Internix Co., Ltd., have co-developed a power supply module board optimized for Xilinx's 7 Series FPGA and Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC evaluation kit.

06/26/2014

The PSR Series is offered in the ultra-low resistance range from 0.2mO to 3mO and provides high rated power (4W, 5W), making it ideal for current detection in large-current applications.

06/25/2014

ROHM has recently announced the development of a versatile wearable key device. The novel design integrates multiple sensors, a Bluetooth® LE IC, and low power sensor hub microcontroller into a compact, lightweight form factor.

05/28/2014

These opamps feature a Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) of 70dB (min), enabling high-accuracy amplification of ultra-small signals. This makes them ideal for sensor amp applications for acceleration (shock), angular velocity, pressure, and more.

05/16/2014

ROHM announced the development of a new 16-model lineup of LDOs optimized for MCU power supplies in automotive body and powertrain systems. The new BD4xxMx series, together with the BDxxC0A series designed for power supplies in information systems.

03/31/2014

Kionix announced a new integrated sensor hub device, the KX23H, combining a high performance, very low power 3 axis accelerometer with a 32 bit ARM Cortex™-M0 microcontroller in a single 3x3x 0.9mm package.

03/10/2014

Low ON resistance contributes to greater performance and the increased miniaturization of smartphones, wearable devices,..

03/06/2014

High performance 8bit MCUs designed to manage, collect, and analyze data from an array of environmental sensors. &nb..

02/13/2014

Enables improved signal processing accuracy at lower supply voltages KYOTO, Japan and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 13, ..

01/29/2014

In 2010, ROHM began mass production of power management and clock generator ICs specifically designed for Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 products for the industrial and automotive markets.

10/04/2012

ROHM's PICO LED and EXCELED series of compact surface mount LEDs utilize novel device and phosphor technologies along with superior wavelength accuracy (±2%), allowing a broader range of colors.

10/17/2011

Unique sensor interface simplifies component count, cost and power while enabling accurate measurement of temperature, humidity or carbon monoxide in small battery-operated devices.

03/30/2011

SCS1xxAGC series are high-performance silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky barrier diodes (SBD). This new class of SiC diodes offers industry-leading low forward voltage and fast recovery time, leading to improved power conversion efficiency in applications.